Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Air

One of my mantras is “growing up is overdone and overrated.” But the same cannot be said about breathing. A few days ago, my daughter picked up my grand-dog, Gus, after a three-week stay at my place. And I can now breathe, which is a good thing. I’d been suffering from asthma over the past … Read more

Temporary Insanity

When Joyce asked me what she should watch out for, I laughed. “Let me put it this way. Last time, I managed to wreck two VCRs within half an hour.” A couple of months ago, around Thanksgiving, I started coughing. It would start as a tickle in the back of my throat and progress to … Read more

Unwritten Rules

I took a couple of puffs from my inhaler then slipped it into my pocket, popped a cough drop into my mouth, picked up my lecture notes and a water bottle and left my office for class. I actually made it through class without coughing, though at a couple of points, I did have to … Read more